Coronavirus concerns: NCAA will not allow fans to attend March Madness events

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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NCAA March Madness. (Credit: CBS News)
NCAA March Madness. (Credit: CBS News)

UPDATE: As of 4:15 p.m. Thursday the tournament has been canceled.

The NCAA says fans will not be able to attend any March Madness events for the Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to concerns for coronavirus.

According to a letter from NCAA President Mark Emmert, instead, all events will only be open to essential staff and limited family attendance.

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